Flagstaff – Rich in Cultural Choices
Make the most of your stay in Flagstaff by taking advantage of a year-round selection of local entertainment and cultural events. From classical music to local jazz, star fests to winterfests, and art gallery to museum events highlighting the rich history and cultural diversity of Northern Arizona, there are a wide range of opportunities for every age and interest.
- 620 S. Knoles Dr. ·
- (928) 523-3471
The NAU Art Museum is housed in Old Main, the oldest building on campus. In addition to four major exhibitions each year, the Museum maintains a permanent collection of more than one thousand works in many media, including the Marguerite Hettel Weiss collection of approximately 500 pieces and a recent donation of more than 200…
- 11 W. Cherry Ave. ·
- (928) 774-1662
Theatrikos is a Flagstaff community theater committed to producing high-quality live theater events. They present six Main Stage productions, five Main Stage Jr. youth productions and several special productions annually to thousands of patrons. Theatrikos also offers workshops for children and events that cultivate the work of local up-and-coming playwrights.
- 4001 S. Woody Mountain Rd. ·
- (928) 774-1442
The Arboretum is home to 750 species of plants in greenhouses, gardens and natural habitats—located on 200 acres deep within the Coconino National Forest. Fondly known as "The Arb", it hosts numerous concerts, festivals, plant sales, fundraisers, workshops and children's programs throughout their open season of May through October.
- 3101 N. Fort Valley Rd. ·
- (928) 774-5211
Founded in 1928, the Museum of Northern Arizona inspires love and responsibility for the beauty and diversity of the Colorado Plateau. View exhibits relating to the museum’s four main disciplines: anthropology, biology, geology and fine art; attend annual Zuni, Hopi, Navajo and Latino Festivals of Arts & Culture; discover the Colorado Plateau on week-long outdoor…
- 1400 W. Mars Hill Rd. ·
- (928) 774-3358
Peer through telescopes at night and even during the day with a solar telescope, or visit the instrument that helped Clyde Tombaugh discover Pluto. Tour the facility with friendly, knowledgeable guides. Experience the Universe through widescreen multimedia shows, exhibits, live presentations and SlipherVision, the immersive space theater. Lowell Observatory is located on Mars Hill, one…
- Ardrey Memorial Auditorium ·
- (928) 774-5107
The Flagstaff Symphony Orchestra is led by acclaimed artistic director and conductor, Elizabeth Schulze, and serves northern Arizona through the live performances of symphonic music and a variety of education and community engagement programs. Founded in 1950, the FSO is a professional regional orchestra in its 66th season. The FSO season includes six symphonic concerts…
- 2300 N. Fort Valley Rd. ·
- (928) 779-2300
The Flagstaff Arts Council hosts ground-breaking art exhibitions, phenomenal performances and exciting events year-round at the Coconino Center for the Arts. The Center boasts a 200-seat theater and two distinctive gallery spaces. Open Tues.-Sat., 11-5 p.m.
- 1115 S. Knoles Dr. ·
- (928) 523-5661
Home to the NAU Department of Theatre, the Clifford E. White Theatre is a 300-seat proscenium theatre that hosts a variety of stage performances. The Theatre and the adjoining Studio Theatre feature four to six main stage productions each year, and numerous second stage offerings.
- 1115 S. Knoles Dr. ·
- (928) 523-4120
Ardrey Memorial Auditorium is NAU’s performing arts auditorium with a seating capacity of 1,300. Completely renovated in 2013, Ardrey is the premier performing arts and concert hall between Phoenix and Las Vegas, and serves as the performance home to the NAU School of Music, Flagstaff Symphony Orchestra and Master Chorale of Flagstaff. The Auditorium hosted…